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Apple Pie

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"This is a sweet, tart and delicious apple pie. Guaranteed to please. Be sure to use Granny Smith apples since they work the best."
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Ingredients

servings 382
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon peel.
  3. Line one crust in a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Layer 1/3 of apples into pie crust. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and repeat until done. Sprinkle with lemon juice and dot with butter.
  4. Place second pie crust on top of filling and flute the edges. Cut vents in top crust and brush with milk for a glazed appearance if desired.
  5. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 382 calories; 16.8 56.5 3.5 4 248 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

The lemon really makes this pie exceptional! Drop the temperature to 350 F after 25 minutes, and use a baking ring.

Most helpful critical review

Lisa, Such a volume of apples 'way overfilled the 9-inch plate. Then , the crust started to get real dark after 35 minutes, but the insides had barely begun to cook! ( I took the heat down to 35...

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Lisa, Such a volume of apples 'way overfilled the 9-inch plate. Then , the crust started to get real dark after 35 minutes, but the insides had barely begun to cook! ( I took the heat down to 35...

The lemon really makes this pie exceptional! Drop the temperature to 350 F after 25 minutes, and use a baking ring.

I had made other apple pie recipes,but this one was the best tasting and very easy to make.Because I didn't have a fresh lemon rind to zest.I just didn't put it in the suggested recipe.However,I...

I am relatively new to pie baking and this makes a lovely apple pie. I used a pie ring towards the end of baking to keep the rim from over browning. Would definitely bake it again.

This was my first pie and it turned out perfect. Great recipe. I did use 6 cups of apple instead of 7 and I followed someone's suggestion of lowering temp after 25 minutes. People were fighting...

It was a bit dry.

I made this for thanksgiving and everyone loved it. Even the kids. I made it again with the same great results.

loved the "new" flavor of lemon zest. Used brown sugar instead of white and only 1/3 cup.... Still tasted great!

This was like the greatest apple pie i've ever done...!! Your recipe was so nice and easy to follow. Thanks for sharing it.